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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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spindle gouge help

04-22-2017 01:16 AM by Karda

I Have been free hand sharpening my spindle gouge and it has bee working ok b...

9 04-22-2017 05:27 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

Lathe - Hopefully I Made the Better Choice

04-14-2017 07:47 PM by builtinbkyn

I’ve had my shop for about a year and a half now. During that time the...

11 04-22-2017 04:40 PM
View Karda's profile

face plate size

04-20-2017 03:08 AM by Karda

I just realized my HF lathe is metric, is the face plate thread metric or 1 i...

12 04-22-2017 03:33 PM
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face plate wrench what size

04-19-2017 11:18 PM by Karda

I want to get a wrench for my lathe face plate, it a 10×18 from HF it m...

9 04-21-2017 06:18 PM
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Need Recommendation on 4 jaw Chuck for My Delta 46-715 Lathe

03-12-2017 02:35 PM by Pete_LJ

I am new to woodturning and I am looking to purchase a 4 jaw chuck for my Del...

33 04-21-2017 04:55 PM
View xeddog's profile

Anyone turning Redwood?

04-18-2017 07:19 PM by xeddog

I just had a redwood tree taken down because it was dying and I asked the tre...

3 04-21-2017 10:18 AM
View Karda's profile

what to seal a green project

04-18-2017 01:02 AM by Karda

Hi i made a carvers mallet out of a chunk of maple I had, what can I seal it ...

17 04-19-2017 07:38 PM
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New Video by Nubsnstubs

04-16-2017 02:25 PM by Nubsnstubs

I just made another video on embellishing the bottoms of my forms. It’s...

2 04-19-2017 05:45 AM
View PanamaJack's profile

I'm posting for the 1st time in a while.

04-18-2017 06:24 PM by PanamaJack

I’ve made some pens! I have finally got some castin...

6 04-18-2017 07:14 PM
View Jacksdad's profile

What's everybody turning

04-11-2017 06:43 PM by Jacksdad

Hello, what’s everyone turning out there? I’m getting into segmen...

38 04-18-2017 02:48 PM
View Karda's profile

threading a wood face plate

04-16-2017 11:35 PM by Karda

Hi, I have seen mentioned that you can thread wood to use for your face plate...

26 04-17-2017 05:21 PM
View BeginnerBowlBill's profile

Help with buying a lathe

04-05-2017 10:24 PM by BeginnerBowlBill

Hi wood buddys, I have a ranch with a lot of dead Pecan wood and I thought...

40 04-17-2017 05:56 AM
View Shaun's profile

Spur Stuck in Headstock of Older Mastercraft Lathe

03-24-2017 01:50 PM by Shaun

Hi everyone This is my first post and I’m very new to woodturning, h...

20 04-17-2017 12:57 AM
View JohnnyBoy1981's profile

Brass collars slipping off old wood handle turning tools

04-16-2017 11:14 PM by JohnnyBoy1981

I inherited some old turning tools/chisels from my late uncle today. I don...

4 04-17-2017 12:13 AM
View Zeke's profile

FeatherLite 4" chuck

04-14-2017 12:54 AM by Zeke

Has anyone knowledge of or experience with the FeatherLite 4”, 4 jaw wo...

6 04-15-2017 01:00 PM
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04-12-2017 07:21 PM by LDO2802

Everyone talks about grinding their turning tools to the specifications they ...

17 04-15-2017 05:13 AM
View greatview's profile

Thompson Bowl Gouge

04-13-2017 11:02 AM by greatview

Anybody know if Thompson is still in business? I ordered a gouge about two w...

5 04-14-2017 10:24 AM
View MrOrangeKitty's profile

Keeping chisel close to body

04-13-2017 07:55 AM by MrOrangeKitty

Hello, A number of sources say that it is important to keep the tool close...

4 04-13-2017 03:03 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Jerry's 1460 Delta Milwaukee lathe

04-11-2017 03:58 AM by Nubsnstubs

Here are a few pictures of my retired lathe. It’s a year younger than m...

7 04-11-2017 07:02 PM
View tschmidty68's profile

Woodturning tips?

04-10-2017 07:43 PM by tschmidty68

Hey everyone, I recently (January) picked up a Rikon 16 inch lathe on a CL...

16 04-11-2017 02:26 PM

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